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Re: Move LDAP_DEVEL features into 2.4?

Howard Chu wrote:
> Pierangelo Masarati wrote:
>> I have few enhancements that could go into 2.4 based on consensus.
>> - BDB_MONITOR_IDX: monitor missing indices in searches.  Let me remember
>> that this feature allows to monitor (thru cn=Monitor) how many search
>> candidate selections missed an index, and what index type.  It costs a
>> mutex lock/unlock for each call to bdb_index_param().
> Why the mutex? The count doesn't need to be accurate. I would just let
> it go unprotected, the real point is zero vs non-zero, the magnitude
> will be close enough to correct in most cases.

Not worried by being accurate, but  by potential indetermination of
concurrently performing algebra on non-atomic types (no idea of how this
could surface, though: one count missing?, sigsegv? death by chocolate?).

>> - pcache private database access: add a control and an exop that allow
>> access to the private database for administrative/monitoring purposes,
>> and consistent cached query removal (namely: removal of a specific query
>> and related queryID from participating entries; removal of an entry and
>> invalidation of all related queries, ...)
> I don't see any reason not to. Have you got a spec for the control and
> exop?

Maybe not really a spec...


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